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Transient congenital hypothyroidism after topical iodine in pregnancy and lactation.
  1. Y Danziger,
  2. A Pertzelan,
  3. M Mimouni


    A 6 week old girl with transient congenital hypothyroidism is described. The hypothyroidism was associated with multiple applications of povidone iodine during pregnancy and lactation. This case illustrates the potential hazard of using topical solutions containing iodine during pregnancy and lactation.

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